11 Times Celebrities Have Re-worn Their Red Carpet Outfits

DEEPIKA PADUKONE, Cate Blanchett, Kate Middleton
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As Cameron Silver says, "It’s chic to repeat."

In 2019, it seems ridiculous to only wear an item of clothing once—especially if the garment in question is a one-of-a-kind red carpet gown.

Famous women like Cate Blanchett, Michelle Obama and Duchess Kate Middleton have made no secret of their love for recycling their fashion choices, and have done so on multiple occasions.

Blanchett even discussed the importance of wardrobe recycling in a 2018 interview with The Hollywood Reporter, saying: "Particularly in today's climate, it seems willful and ridiculous that such garments are not cherished and re-worn."
In the same interview, Blanchett's stylist, Elizabeth Stewart, continued her sentiment, saying: "We need to get the word out to get rid of this ridiculous notion that dresses cannot be worn twice! Beautiful clothes should last a lifetime."

Below are a handful of celebrities who happen to agree with Blanchett, helping to prove that there's absolutely nothing wrong with outfit repeating.

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Cate Blanchett at a Giorgio Armani dinner in 2014, and at the 2019 BAZAAR U.K. Women of the Year Awards in 2019.

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Cate Blanchett at the New York Film Festival in 2015, and at the American Film Institute's Award Gala in 2018.

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Kate Middleton at a Gala Dinner in 2017, and at The Royal Variety Performance in 2014.

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Kirsten Dunst at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party 2004, and at a Chopard Party in 2017.

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Deepika Padukone at the 'Vogue Beauty Awards' in 2012, and at the Vanity Fair Oscars After Party in 2018.

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Michelle Obama meeting the Queen in 2013, and during a Christmas In Washington special in 2013.

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Tiffany Haddish at the Oscars in 2018, and on Saturday Night Live in 2017.

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Rita Moreno at the Oscars in 1962, at the Oscars in 2018.

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Cate Blanchett at the Golden Globes in 2014, and at Cannes in 2018.

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Keira Knightley recycled her wedding dress, attaching sleeves to it and wearing it on multiple occasions.

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Kim Kardashian at a fragrance launch in 2012 and Kris Jenner on an E! Red Carpet in 2013.

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DEEPIKA PADUKONE, Cate Blanchett, Kate Middleton
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